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Job Vacancy - Procurement Officer

About Us:

McElmeel Mobility Services are a Market Leader in adaptation, conversion and supply of vehicles for disabled drivers and passengers. Based three miles outside the City of Armagh, we supply converted and adapted vehicles across Ireland and the UK.  Established in 1950 and the oldest converter in our industry, McElmeel Mobility is a third generation Family run business, built upon our core values of innovation and excellent customer service.

The Role:
McElmeel Mobility Services are currently recruiting for the role of an experienced Procurement Officer based in our manufacturing facilities in Armagh, this is an excellent opportunity for you to join an exciting and expanding Company.

We are proud to be the longest established Company in the UK and Ireland converting, adapting and supplying a wide range of vehicles for disabled drivers and passengers with a passion for customer care and have built our reputation on customer service and innovation. 

You will be working as a key member of the team, establishing the procurement role to support operations and R&D.  Responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and working with suppliers to ensure a smooth production flow.


  • Plan and place purchase orders for production and general consumables using MRP system,
  • Management of purchase orders from order placement to delivery to Stores,
  • Maintain accurate purchase order data, including delivery dates, prices, and elevating delays to relevant stakeholders,
  • Forecasting demand and order scheduling,
  • Management and reporting of supplier delivery performance, including stock levels,
  • Sourcing and establishing new suppliers with engineering to enhance current supply base,
  • Conduct supplier negotiations and establish price structures for parts and materials,
  • Monitoring market demand and supply for products,
  • Negotiate and develop supplier SLA's,
  • Work efficiently with Engineering and R&D for new product development,
  • Communicate with operations management about their requirements,
  • Visit suppliers as and when required,
  • Managing purchase orders, overseeing supplier delivery schedules, and maintaining purchase records.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience of procurement within the manufacturing / engineering industry,
  • Experience of working within an MRP / ERP platform
  • Strong organisational skills, a good understanding of sourcing and the ability to maintain vendor relationships,
  • Be self-motivated with excellent communication, negotiating and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to prioritise tasks whilst managing own time effectively,
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Office 365,
  • Full driving licence.


  • Competitive salary DOE
  • Private healthcare cover
  • Work events / Team building
  • Charity fundraising opportunities

Please contact McElmeel Mobility Services Ltd for an application form on 02837525333 ext. 215 or email your CV to  

losing Date is Monday 18th December 2023

McElmeel Mobility Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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